Have you recently initiated the keto diet and are having difficulty finding healthy dinner options? But don’t despair – help is available.
There are plenty of delicious low-carb meals you can indulge in without breaking your keto plan. From meat and poultry dishes to vegetables, these recipes will satisfy all of your cravings without disrupting your keto plan.
Roasted Salmon with Vegetables
Are you in search of an easy and healthy keto dinner that can be prepared in 20 minutes? Look no further. This roasted salmon with vegetables dish provides protein as well as fresh, tasty veggies!
Contrary to most sheet pan meals, this one doesn’t need to be reheated once it comes out of the oven – you can store leftovers in your fridge and enjoy another day’s lunch!
This meal features salmon prepared in an innovative style: brushing it with seasoned garlic butter crafted from melted butter, minced garlic, Italian seasoning and smoked paprika.
Baby potatoes, asparagus and cherry tomatoes make great roasted side dishes; simply adjust the cooking time according to their needs – leaving some extra time for any other veggies that need roasting!
Chicken Breasts with Pesto Sauce
Pesto is an easy way to transform an ordinary chicken dinner. Packed full of fresh basil, creamy Parmesan cheese, and extra-virgin olive oil – pesto provides an appealing combination.
This quick and delicious keto dinner comes together quickly! Serve it over pasta, rice or as part of a large green salad to create a satisfying low-carb meal that packs in flavor!
To start this recipe, begin by seasoning chicken breasts before sprinkling some of the pesto mixture onto each one. Next, spoon some pesto into each pocket for easy assembly!
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
This casserole makes an easy keto meal that’s both satisfying and exciting, packed with shredded chicken, sauce, tortillas and cheese for maximum deliciousness. Bake it up until its bubbly cheese topping!
Variations: for an enjoyable meal, serve this dish alongside Mexican rice, refried beans and guacamole. Add sour cream sauce for extra zesty flair!
Refrigerate: for best results, store unbaked casserole in the freezer for up to 3 months after it has completely cooled before wrapping tightly and placing in an appropriate freezer-proof container or bag.
Keto Sloppy Joes
Nothing beats the comforting taste of a warm, gooey, cheesey sloppy joe – and when made on a keto diet diet plan! Even better.
This recipe is straightforward to prepare and requires few ingredients for an ideal weeknight dinner option. Enjoy these sloppy joes on any of the low-carb buns like 90-second bread, cloud bread or plain keto bagels for a tasty keto meal.
This keto sloppy joe recipe also does not include added sugar; instead it uses unsweetened ketchup and powdered erythritol as sweeteners, so there won’t be a sudden sugar spike from enjoying these keto sloppy joes. Plus if you want extra thickening you can always add some tablespoons of xanthan gum for more thickness!
Kid-Friendly Philly Cheesesteaks
If you’re searching for an easy, delicious keto dinner that everyone will enjoy, look no further than this Philly Cheesesteak Casserole! Packed full of ground beef, onions and bell peppers as well as provolone cheese… the whole family will devour this hearty treat!
To get the ideal Philly cheesesteak taste, use steak with plenty of marbling. Cut it thinly so you can sautee the meat easily.
Add various flavors to your Philly cheesesteak casserole by including mushrooms, red bell peppers or jalapenos – they all work wonderfully!
When ready to serve, spoon some of the mixture onto a hoagie roll and top it with shredded provolone cheese for maximum appeal! Your family will thank you for serving tender meat, crisp veggies and melty cheese together!
Keto meatballs are a delicious and simple way to add both protein and flavor to any keto dinner without piling on an abundance of carbs. Their easy preparation pairs nicely with tomato sauce, zoodles or cabbage noodles for an unforgettable low-carb meal!
Key to crafting keto meatballs that are both tender and juicy is to handle them gently; otherwise they could quickly turn tough.
Combine ground beef, garlic, onion, parmesan cheese, Italian spices, egg and almond milk in a large bowl before mixing with your hands until all ingredients have been evenly distributed.
Low-Carb Mac and Cheese
Keto dinners can be simple to put together when you have some key staples on hand. Protein and vegetables paired with flavorful spices, oils, and herbs is what’s required to craft delicious keto dinners.
This delicious cheese-loaded mac and cheese is the ideal addition to any keto meal! Low in carbohydrates, gluten free and packed full of fiber.
Cauliflower makes an excellent alternative to pasta and rice dishes due to its higher nutritional value and easy preparation – one cup of chopped cauliflower contains less than 25 calories and five grams of carbs!
Add ground meat or turkey for an savory touch, or roast vegetables before mixing into your sauce before baking it.
Red Lobster Copycat Keto Biscuits
If you’re in search of a keto biscuit that won’t leave you feeling deprived, look no further! These red lobster copycat biscuits are easy to make and taste incredible – only 2 net carbs per serving!
These delectable low-carb biscuits are an ideal complement to soups, stews and meaty or seafood entrees that call for healthy carbs as an accompaniment. Plus, they’re quick and easy to prepare and bake in your oven; so that means more time spent enjoying dinner than cooking! Plus they make for quick freezer meals should you need an instant keto dinner on short notice; not to mention they make fun family projects if the kids want to help make these! Make sure to refer back below for full ingredient lists and preparation instructions as well!
An ideal summer side dish, broccoli salad is an easy keto dinner that can be prepared ahead of time and enjoyed warm. Perfect for BBQs, potlucks or family reunions!
This broccoli salad features an irresistibly flavorful sweet-and-tangy dressing without sugar, making it the ideal accompaniment for the keto diet. Plus, its easy preparation lets you take it anywhere, and the leftovers last up to three days when stored properly!
This broccoli salad features crunchy, savory and sweet ingredients for an irresistibly delicious side dish! Tamari almonds and pepitas add extra crunch, while cheese adds its signature cheesiness. Enjoy it as part of any meal or serve it alone for lunch or dinner!
Southern cornbread is one of the region’s favorite side dishes and should be present at every cookout, potluck and Sunday dinner in which it appears. A slightly crumbly, not-too-sweet cornbread that pairs beautifully with butter on top or drizzled with honey drizzles makes a delightful treat that everyone should experience at some point during their life!
For perfect southern-style cornbread, nothing beats baking it in a cast iron skillet with some bacon grease drippings. The heat from this source not only cooks the batter but also forms an irresistibly crispy edge to prevent sticking!
This recipe uses bacon drippings as well as buttermilk for an added tangy kick and to keep your bread moist. If buttermilk isn’t your cup of tea, eggs offer another texture option while helping it stick together better.